Joker Marchant Stadium - Reviews from across the web
Great Stadium for a Game - user review
Great stadium...Good food...great seats...Prizes and Giveaways during A ball games...A MUST DO for anyone in the area or visitng. Totally renovated in 2002 for 2003 sea...
Joker Marchant Stadium
Joker Marchant was the popular director of Lakeland's Park and Recreational Department. Starting as a city employee in 1939 with a job at a local swimming pool, Marchant was named Parks and Rec. director in 1946. He worked with Tigers management to establish the Tigertown complex at the former Lodwi...
Ballpark Digest -- Ballpark Visits -- Joker Marchant Stadium / Detroit Tigers / Lakeland Tigers
The biggest news at Alliance Bank Stadium, the home of the Syracuse Chiefs (Class AAA; International League): the current artificial turf will be replaced by real grass. That's good news for Syracuse baseball fans in terms of aesthetics, as well as players who need to field on an old, sometimes unpr...
The Lakeland Tigers
Marchant Stadium was named in honor of the late Joker Marchant, Lakeland's former parks and recreation director. The all-concrete grandstand of the stadium was built by the City of Lakeland at a cost of $500,000 and originally seated 4,900 spectators. Expansion projects beginning in the early 1970s ...
Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland - Detroit Tigers Spring Training
We decided to check out the bleachers for a few innings and it's almost like being in a different ballpark. Wind that you didn't know existed in the grandstand hits you at full force the higher you ascend. When you get to the top row there was even the temporary anxiety that you experience at consid...
At the Ballpark - Joker Marchant Stadium, Lakeland, FL « Brian’s At the Ballpark Archives
For a matchup of several top prospects, this was not the most well-played doubleheader I’ve seen. The first game featured lefty pitchers Ryan Mullins (Fort Myers and Vanderbilt University) and Andrew Miller (#6 overall draft pick from North Carolina in 2006 and Lakeland), and neither man figur...
Joker Marchant Stadium, Lakeland, Fla.
The field was closed for renovation in 2002; the renovation added a new concourse area, replaced some seats, reconfigured the bullpens, and added a berm and picnic area, among other changes that cost $11 million. While one old-timer said she liked the old place better, I suspect that뭩 just nostalgi...
Ball Parks of the Minor Leagues - Joker Marchant Stadium - Lakeland Flying Tigers
, while the facility underwent a ten-million dollar renovation. The improvements included better spectator amenities; additional seating, private suites, an outfield spectator berm, a more spacious concourse, and improved Tigertown practice facilities. The stadium is named for the City of Lakeland f...
Joker Marchant Stadium - Lakeland, Florida
After attending games in Clearwater and Tampa the previous day, taking in a ballgame at Joker Marchant Stadium was a refreshing change. Situated in a residential area away from the busy strip, the laid back atmosphere is how a spring training park is supposed to feel (even if I was attending a Flori...